Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine in Webster, Texas, United States
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HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine

Webster, TX, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician   Job ID: 01533-136773
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.


We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine to join our family. Come be a part of the change! 


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake – Webster, TX


Clinical Pharmacist-Emergency Medicine - Pharmacy


HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a full-service hospital offering a 531 bed inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma capabilities, a Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, a bariatrics program, the Breast Diagnostic Center, a wound care center, a level III Neonatal ICU, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU.


HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.



What you will do in this role:

  • Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Comply with facility policy and procedures
  • Comply with all regulatory standards and requirements
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Have knowledge of the patient population served and apply that knowledge in the care of those patients
  • Comply with facility pharmacy schedule to work physically at patient care areas to interact with medical staff, nurses and other members of the healthcare team
  • Assess the status of the patient and determine whether the prescribed medications are optimally meeting the patient’s needs and goals of care
  • Evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of patient’s active medication therapy
  • Recognize untreated medical issues that could be improved or resolved with appropriate medication therapy
  • Monitor patient progress for regimen effectiveness and safety
  • Counsel/advise patients and family members regarding medication therapy regimens
  • Communicate effectively with physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers to provide clinical pharmacy services and direct patient care activities
  • Provide general clinical services such as pharmacokinetic-based dosing, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, nutrition support, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by pharmacy leadership
  • Demonstrate proficiency in clinical pharmacokinetic concepts and independently provide clinical pharmacokinetic services
  • Demonstrate proficiency in anticoagulation therapy and independently provide pharmacy anticoagulation services
  • Demonstrate proficiency in clinical microbiology and infectious disease pharmacology and assist with the Antimicrobial Management Program
  • Assist with clinical initiatives as appropriate
  • Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients
  • Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose
  • Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic medication regimens or alternatives to medical staff
  • Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely
  • Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection
  • Effectively and proactively intervene in conflicts between pharmacy and medical staff regarding drug therapy issue resolutions
  • Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication-related initiatives
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement of pharmacy operations (operations/clinical) including but not limited to medication use evaluations
  • Provide input for improving pharmacy computer system programs relating to pharmacy, nursing and physician programs
  • Complete notification reports regarding medication errors and adverse drug reactions
  • Identify areas for improved efficiency
  • Obtain and maintain BLS-ACLS or PALS current certification as appropriate
  • Train and participate with Code Team as assigned
  • Train and participate with Disaster Team drills and real-event response as assigned
  • Participate in facility and division meetings as deemed appropriate by pharmacy leadership
  • Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system
  • Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals
  • Maintain appropriate controlled substance records
  • Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems
  • Prioritize work and lead others to comply with facility medication turn-around time policy and procedures
  • Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team
  • Supervise and assist pharmacy technicians and other support staff effectively
  • Register with Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a preceptor
  • Participate in training of pharmacy residents, new pharmacists, pharmacy students and technicians
  • Act as supervisor in charge as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned



What qualifications you will need:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of current experience in hospital pharmacy preferred.
  • Experience in I.V. admixture and unit dose drug distribution system required.
  • Experience with computerized pharmacy systems required.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, or Pharm. D. Degree from an accredited College Pharmacy required.
  • Currently licensed to practice Pharmacy in the State of Texas through the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and be in good standing with the Board of Pharmacy.
  • Educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.


  • B.S. from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy preferred


  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency required
  • PGY2 Emergency Medicine or Critical Care residency preferred
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification preferred
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by February 28, 2022, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

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